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of homes and businesses. authorities still don't know what caused the blast. this morning, the white house announced that president obama and the first lady will go to texas on thursday to attend a memorial service for the victims there. >>> and school students in west, texas are back in school today. it's their first day in class since the blast. teachers and administrators were there to greet them as they arrived to school. >>> the oakland board of education announced its pick for the job of superintendent. this job opened up after superintendent tony smith announced his resignation april 4th. the board decided to hire an interim school chief and look for a permanent leader in the fall. their selection is an educator with roots in the oakland school system. >> dr. gary yee who is an oakland native is a 40-year- plus educator here in the city of oakland. >> the board is expected to formally ai've yee's nomination at its next meeting on wednesday. he's expected to start july 1st. >>> today is earth day. you will no longer be asked paper or plastic at stores in a dozen peninsula cities. ret
, eric holder, president obama, the white house, you know, they want this in the u.s. court system. as a result of that, that puts you on a certain path. i think there is some concern here, certainly on my part and others if you don't mirandize him obviously he's entitled to his defense, and the defense is going to take that and make it a serious issue. and so, you know, yes it's great, put him in the u.s. court system if that's what you want to do but be aware that, you know, it's dangerous at times. and so if they start pulling information out of him and they haven't read him his rights, because they say there is an exception in terms of public security, then if they want to go that route i think we have to be careful, because it could come back around and bite us in the back side. jenna: interesting just for context for the jose padilla case, who was considered an enemy combatant and then put in civilian court he did not get the maximum sentence. there was a lot of legalities around that, and there are some questions still being raised about how that case was handled and whether
is just destroyed. >> reporter: again, tamron, the white house announcing that president obama and the first lady will head to a memorial service on thursday for those killed in the explosion. this town is still shaken and the president once again taking on the role of comforter in chief. >> thank you, gabe. right now, flooding from heavy rains is causing havoc in at least six midwestern states. this could be just the beginning. at least three people have died and floodwaters caused the rescues, force evacuations and close roads and bridges. near st. louis, more than 100 barges broke free in the rain swollen mississippi, disrupting river traffic. a frantic sandbagging effort is underway in some places as the mississippi and other rivers keep rising. this is all the result of fast -- last week's torrential storms which dumped a month's worth of rain in a matter of hours. meantime, more rain is expected. the weather channel meteorologist kelly cass joins us with the latest. what can you tell us? >> not just a heavy rain but the snow melt that is adding to the rivers rising. we're
in earlier for a conversation with the former first couple. >> president obama hosted their annual white house science fair earlier today which drew student winners from around the country. this is 20 minutes. [applause] >> thank you, everybody. have a seat. welcome to the white house science fair, one of my favorite events through the course of the year, and i just had a chance to see some of the outstanding exhibits that have been put forward by some of these american -- amazing young people, and let me just start by saying in my official capacity as president, this stuff is really cool. [laughter] i want to say thank you to these incredible young people for explaining to me what the heck is going on. everyone of you is enormously talented, obviously, but there is also a community of people that help them succeed, and teachers who believe in them and challenge them to do even more. all of them have loving parents and mentors and families. i not only want to give the young people a round of applause, but all the parents, teachers, principals and everyone who was involved, give yourselve
. the white house also said president obama will observe a moment of silence today, also paying tribute to those victims. >>> right now, a private funeral right here is getting underway in the boston suburb of medford for krystle campbell. the 29-year-old restaurant manager was one of the three people killed in the marathon bombings. friends say she loved music, sporting events and especially watching the boston marathon. >>> back here in oakland, these are live pictures. there's breaking news of a homicide of an investigation in oakland we're still following. you can see the officers gathered around the scene. this is happening on 90th avenue. police say responding officers found a man shot several times. he was down on the streets. this investigation is happening live. if you have any information, get in contact with oakland police. >>> this morning, people living in a large homeless camp living in the south bay are told they have to move. janine de la vega is live where a sweep of the camp could start any minute now. >> reporter: we're here off story road. the city knows it will take
. >>> the battle over cyber spying could be heating up. the obama administration is considering taking aggressive action against china. it follows repeated warnings. bill plante is at the white house. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's mostly done by the military. but has become such a concern in recent months that president obama brought it up in a conversation with china's new president. they're considering ways to retaliate. officials say trade sanctions against china are among the things being considered. "the wall street journal" today reports other measures could include indictments of chinese nationals and even cyber attacks by the u.s. against the chinese hackers. there was a formal protest in china earlier this year and secretary of state john kerry said the u.s. and china have formed a group to work on the issue, but there's very deep skepticism about that since most of the chinese hacking is coming from the chinese military. anthony, norah? >> bill, thank you. time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york ti
to legal counsel when you're being questioned for national security purposes. so i hope the obama administration will allow that exception and they have a very bad track record here. >> the white house telling reporters it would try tsarnaev in federal court and no other options were considered. >> this is matter decide ode by the attend of yates and the attorney general. the whole national security team supports this decision. >> to bring it down for you, the confusion comes over the venue. there is no way under the military commissions act to try an american citizen at the military courts in guantanamo bay, but if a sed threshold of evidence was met, if there was evidence that the brothers were directed by a foreign terrorist organization that would call for enemy combatant status. >> we have been talking about the trip to russian that the older suspect took. it's my understanding you learn more about the trip. >> fox news was told that russia's equivalent othe fbi isn't a letter to the bureau claiming the older brother was a believer in radical islam and traveled to join an ext
harm or potentially harm the federal case. >> the white house decision sets a pattern, since march 2009 the obama administration changed the way the war is prosecuted. ordering the pentagon who stop using the term global war on terror. instead calling it an overseas contingency operation. the president's current cia director raised eyebrows when he declared jihad is not necessary lay bad thing. >> as americans, we refuse to live in feemplet nor do we describe our enemy as jihadists or islamists because jihad is a holy struggle a legitimate tenet of islam. >> our president says we have a war on al qaeda not a war on terror. >> that's ridiculous. this is ideologically based war which ideology that unfortunately emerges from a religion. >> critics say it comes down to semantics whether the administration considers this a war, involving enemy combatants or a law enforcement challenge. bret? >> bret: jennifer griffin live at the pentagon. thank you. much more on all of this with the panel tonight, an expanded panel. president obama will attend a memorial service thursday for the victims of t
are being security purposes. i hope the obama administration will allow us that option that exists in our law. they have a very bad track record here. >> the white house telling reporters it would try the younger brother in federal court and that no options were considered. >> this is a matter that's decided by the department of justice and the attorney general, obviously at the top, the whole national security team supports this decision. >> military trial was not an option in this case because the 19-year-old is an american citizen. even if it provided more information about his brother who was killed last week. shep. >> shepard: catherine herridge in washington. catherine, thank you. that criminal complaint details the suspect's serious injuries. gunshot wounds to the head, the throat, the legs, and the hand. investigators say it appears the suspect shot himself as swat teams closed. in a possible attempt to kill himself they say. today, officers said he was in very bad shape by the time they took him down. >> moving up to the boat, he was actually laying down on the side of the boat.
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